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BluChickenNinja > The Paper Kind

So I guess I should start with the obvious. I changed the name of my blog. If this has shown up in your Wordpress Reader it means you were following my old blog and were transferred to the new one. For the last 7 years I have been blogging under the username BluChickenNinja and today I want to share some of the reasons why I made the change BluChickenNinja > The Paper Kind Changing my domain...

What Is A Commonplace Book & How To Use It

I want to talk about something a little different today. I know my blog mostly focuses on bullet journals. But there are also other forms of journaling out there. One type of journal I’ve become fascinated with recently is the commonplace book. I’ve come across people talking about commonplace books before, but I’ve always had the impression that a commonplace book was a notebook where you...

How To Bullet Journal On A Budget

I wouldn’t consider bullet journaling to be expensive, but I need to acknowledge that I already had most of the stationery supplies that I use and paying £15 every 6 to 12 months for a new notebook is not a huge expense to me. But I know that some people won’t feel the same way. So today I want to share some ways that you can bullet journal on a budget. I know that personal circumstances...

My Favourite Art Books For Beginners

I own a lot of art books, like seriously too many. Just the other day I bought a job lot of calligraphy books on eBay. It was cheaper than buying them individually, don’t judge me. You might be surprised considering I’m at art school but I didn’t do art during high school. A lot of what I learned came from books and you can do the same. So today I want to recommend 5 art books for...

5 Ways To Increase Engagement On Instagram

One of my modules at university last semester focused on communication, part of this module specifically focused on communicating via social networks. As part of this, I had to create and run a social media account. Something I’m already kinda familiar with. This account was specifically focused on finding ways to engage viewers of the account and I learned quite a bit about how to use...